BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Expect Miracles Foundation, formerly Mutual Funds Against Cancer, is proud to announce its 3rd annual Expect Miracles Kids Golf Clinic, sponsored by John Hancock Financial. The Kids Golf Clinic will be held in conjunction with the Expect Miracles East Coast Classic on June 16, 2011 at Pinehills Golf Club and Indian Pond Country Club.
The Expect Miracles East Coast Classic hosts over 500 financial executives representing over 100 financial services firms. Spanning three golf courses, the event creates an exciting day in support of the Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
The Kids Golf Clinic, a key component of the Foundation’s cornerstone golf event, will host over 50 kids between the ages of 5 to 18, along with their siblings, who are courageously battling cancer or in remission. The Kids Golf Clinic will include the following:
- Instruction and coaching by PGA Professional Jim Tennant and his handpicked junior golf team
- Teaching golf's basic fundamentals such as grip, stance, long drive, and putting
- Energetic and stimulating drills such as Velcro man, frisbee golf, and the shot of the day
“The Expect Miracles Foundation always does a tremendous job at getting people out for this event, and raising funds for this important cause,” said Rob Friedman, Assistant Vice President of Sponsorship and Event Marketing, John Hancock Financial. “We are very proud to support the Golf Classic itself and especially pleased to offer the clinic to these young people.”
Red Sox mascot “Wally” The Green Monster will be part of the golf clinic taking photos with the kids along with the 2004 and 2007 World Series trophies. Upon conclusion of the Kids Golf Clinic, participants will join the 500 financial services, representatives for the Golf Classic dinner and awards program.
“Expect Miracles Foundation is honored to partner with John Hancock Financial, a company that has shown an unwavering commitment to the fight against cancer and community outreach,” stated Expect Miracles Foundation’s Executive Director, Christina E. Thirkell. “It is a special day for our Foundation and John Hancock Financial to come together and support these courageous kids and their families,” she added.
For more information on the 3rd annual Kids Golf Clinic, please contact Christina E. Thirkell at 617-515-3241 or visit: www.ExpectMiraclesFoundation.org
About Expect Miracles Foundation:
Expect Miracles Foundation, formerly Mutual Funds Against Cancer, is one of the leading advocates in the fight against cancer within the financial service industry. Proceeds benefit cancer patient care initiatives nation-wide and cutting edge research at the Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.